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The University of Missouri – Kansas City’s Institute for Human Development (UMKC-IHD) serves as the lead agency resposible for program oversight and management. UMKC-IHD ensures the Show-Me-Careers project is carried out by Leadership Consortium members in accordance with all Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) and federal requirements. UMKC-IHD provides staff to manage and support the initiatives of the Leadership Consortium.

About UMKC-IHD: UMKC-IHD is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) based in Kansas City, Missouri. Their overall mission is to improve the quality of life for persons with developmental disabilities across the lifespan. This is accomplished by promoting community inclusion, independence, social participation, effective community-based services, and individualized supports for persons with developmental disabilities.